SCHOOLS

The Purbeck School

Worgret Road Wareham Dorset BH20 7AR

“The Purbeck School is a mixed community comprehensive school serving approximately 1200 13-18 year olds in the Isle of Purbeck area of south Dorset. We are committed to involving all students, parents, staff and governors in providing a broad and balanced education which encourages the pursuit of excellence and values progress, effort and achievement. Our designation as a specialist school has enabled us to secure funding for some exciting projects aimed at raising standards and promoting active involvement with our community partners. Standards of achievement have risen continuously over each of the past three years and we are proud of the progress made by every one of our students.”

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DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Dorset 2008/09

DEBATE: No Platform

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2008/09

DEBATE: Drugs in sport

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2008/09

DEBATE: The Internet

Qualifying Round: Somerset 2009/10

DEBATE: CCTV

Qualifying Round: Somerset 2009/10

DEBATE: Pop artists

Qualifying Round: Somerset 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Somerset 2010/11

DEBATE: Sportspeople as Role Models

Qualifying Round: Somerset 2011/12

DEBATE: Public Health

Qualifying Round: Somerset 2011/12

DEBATE: Nuclear Power

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2011/12

DEBATE: Biofuels

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2011/12

DEBATE: EU Referendum

Qualifying Round: Dorset 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

Qualifying Round: Dorset 2012/13

DEBATE: Embryo Screening

Regional Final: South 2012/13

DEBATE: Green Belt

Regional Final: South 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: Dorset & Somerset 2013/14

DEBATE: Hate Speech

Qualifying Round: Dorset & Somerset 2013/14

DEBATE: Smart Drugs

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2013/14

DEBATE: Smacking

Qualifying Round: Dorset & Somerset 2014/15

DEBATE: Fracking

Qualifying Round: Dorset & Somerset 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

Qualifying Round: Dorset & Somerset 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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